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Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent roughly three times their spending in all of 2013.
Sept 3- Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent more than $27 million in the first six months of this year on GMO-related lobbying, roughly three times their spending in all of 2013, according to an analysis released Wednesday.
To look at some of the recent economic data, one would think the consumer is in great shape. But corporate America has another opinion.
SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc tracked Twitch's evolution from scrappy guerrilla startup to one of the Internet's hottest media properties. Amazon's $970 million bet- its largest ever- underscores how a loyal and fast-growing following for live-streaming video has grabbed the attention of big brands.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
*U.S.- Russia ties soured by Ukraine crisis. MOSCOW, Russia, Aug 21- Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald's restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism.
ZURICH, Aug 16- The former head of Zurich Insurance and lead director of Goldman Sachs James Schiro has died at the age of 68, the bank said. Our thoughts are with his wife and children, " Goldman Sachs said on its Twitter feed on Friday. In 2002, Schiro became the first non-Swiss to lead Zurich Financial Services, later renamed Zurich Insurance.
Cramer thinks many of the nation’s largest companies are grappling with slow growth and the challenges it presents. What now?
U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
With the consumer discretionary sector under pressure, PepsiCo is the only beverage stock that's a "buy," Stephen Powers of UBS says.
Stephen Powers, UBS, thinks Coke has been playing the "same card for years," and makes his case for PepsiCo.
Pepsi's strong stock performance suggests hedge funder Nelson Peltz is wrong to criticize its management, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Aug 11- Packaged foods maker ConAgra Foods Inc said long-time Chief Executive Gary Rodkin would retire in May 2015 at the end of the company's fiscal year.
The great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit to try to obtain royalties.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Russia banned meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetables imports from the United States, the European Union's 28 member states, non-EU member Norway, Canada, and Australia on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
The number of female CEOs is on the rise but we still need more, says Rich Wellins, an exec at global talent management agency DDI.
*Russia extends bans on food imports to Romanian beef. MOSCOW, Aug 6- Russia has extended food import bans to Romania, stepping up its response to more biting Western sanctions for its support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, though Moscow's measures could be rebounding on its own economy.
Target warned of higher expenses related to its data breach on Tuesday and cut its second-quarter profit outlook.
Companies across industry groups—from food to technology to health care—are raising costs for the consumer.